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Bacteria Collection: Francisella tularensis subsp. holartica

NCTC Number: NCTC 10857
Current Name: Francisella tularensis subsp. holartica
Original Strain Reference: LVS
Other Collection No: LVS; MRE 602
Previous Catalogue Name: Francisella tularensis
Type Strain: No
Family: Francisellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: tularemia medium,37, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, aerobic
Data: (MRE 602) *Vaccine strain / H. M. Darlow, MRE Porton in 1972 / National Drug Co. Research Laboratories, Philadelphia, USA / H.T. Eigelsbach & C.M. Downs, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA / Gamaleia Institute, USSR / Live tularaemia vaccine (original isolation by Eigelsbach & Downs from Gamaleia Institute vaccine: re-isolation at MRE from vaccine of National Drug Co. Research Laboratories) Eigelsbach, H.T. & Downs, C.M. (1961) J. Immunol. 87, 415 / Scharer, J.M. et al. (1968) Appl. Microbiol. 16, 855
Accession Date: 01/01/1972
History: GAMALEIA INST USSR-EIGELSBACH & DOWNS USA-NAT DRUG COMPANY PRE:FR Subsp. updated to holartica on 7 November 2013
Authority: (McCoy and Chapin 1912) Dorofeev 1947 (AL)
Depositor: DARLOW H M
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1322 (McCoy and Chapin 1912) (Dorofeev 1947) (Francisella tularensis subsp. holartica - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

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Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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